British Theatre

A.Y. 2019/2020
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
L-LIN/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Building knowledge and appreciation of theatre, dramatic literature, and performance in their cultural, historical, and interdisciplinary contexts with special proficiency in at least one area of theatrical endeavor.
Ability to deal with a range of methodologies in critical studies, playwriting and performance.
Understanding and questioning theatre as a collaborative art form with social impact.
Awareness of developments and controversies within the field.
Applies what has been learned through opportunities for small performance, critical and creative work in small groups, and independent study.
Expected learning outcomes
Students will acquire the knowledge of the general lines of the history of British theatre and will read several pivotal plays. They will also acquire and develop the critical and methodological tools enabling them to understand and analyze the dramatic texts as well as their productions. They will be able to place the plays within the broader literary, cultural and socio-political contexts and to discuss them in critical terms. They will gain a specific theatre language. They will learn to appreciate the ethical potential of theatre and to question and discuss the play's interaction with the audience. Thy will develop learning skills as well as the competences that are needed in case of team working, discussing in groups and presenting short papers or creative appropriation of the plays to the rest of the class.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
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Unita' didattica A
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Unita' didattica B
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Unita' didattica C
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Unita' didattica A
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Unita' didattica B
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Unita' didattica C
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Unita' didattica A
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica B
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Unita' didattica C
L-LIN/10 - ENGLISH LITERATURE - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
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